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Take the train from Colmar to Basel SBB in 45 minutes

If you want to travel from Colmar to Basel SBB by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Colmar to Basel SBB by train to take around 54 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 45 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll usually find around 31 trains per day running on this route, which spans 38 miles (61 km). There’s no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Basel SBB. SNCF is the main train company operating on this route, as they are the national rail operator in France. You're likely to be hopping onto either a regional TER or Intercités service, both of which have plenty of space for luggage and modern comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Colmar to Basel SBB start from £4.42 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for timetables, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Colmar to Basel SBB by train

It takes an average of 54m to travel from Colmar to Basel SBB by train, over a distance of around 38 miles (61 km). There are normally 31 trains per day travelling from Colmar to Basel SBB and tickets for this journey start from £4.42 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station

Basel SBB

Journey time

From 45m


38 miles (61 km)


31 trains per day


Direct trains available


From £4.42

Train and bus operators

SNCF, Flixbus

Colmar to Basel SBB train times

Check out the next trains departing from Colmar to Basel SBB for Tuesday 30th July 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:23 10:08 45m, direct
09:53 10:38 45m, direct
10:23 11:08 45m, direct
10:54 11:40 46m, direct
11:23 12:08 45m, direct
12:23 13:08 45m, direct
12:53 13:40 47m, direct
13:23 14:08 45m, direct
14:23 15:08 45m, direct
14:53 15:40 47m, direct

TER and SNCF trains from Colmar to Basel SBB

You can travel from Colmar to Basel SBB on TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

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SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

TER classes from Colmar to Basel SBB

Compare the different travel classes offered by TER when travelling from Colmar to Basel SBB.

Onboard services on TER

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Colmar to Basel SBB.


There are no size limits for the luggage you take on board TER trains, so you can travel your way. However, you must be able to carry any luggage you bring unassisted, and it must fit into the dedicated luggage storage spaces on the train.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

TER trains do not have any onboard catering facilities, so don't forget to pick up a snack at the station before you leave!


TER trains do not currently have WiFi available.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

All children under 12 years old get 50% off the price of a TER ticket - input the age of your child when searching your journey and the discount will be applied automatically. Children under the age of 4 travel for free if they're sat on your lap throughout the journey.


On TER trains, it's free to take your bicycle on board. You can hang it up or store it in a dedicated bicycle area. There are a fixed number of spaces available on each train - they're first come, first served and can't be reserved.


Animals weighing less than 6kg must travel in an appropriate carrier (no larger than 45 x 30 x 25 cm), stored at your feet or on your lap. Tickets for small animals cost 7€. Animals weighing more than 6kg must wear a muzzle and be kept on a lead at all times. Tickets for larger animals cost 50% of the price of a second class ticket. Up to 2 animals or 2 carriers allowed per passenger. Guide dogs and assistance dogs travel free of charge on board all SNCF trains.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

If you are disabled or have reduced mobility, you can reserve special assistance through 'Accès TER'. Someone can meet you at the station and accompany you to your train or TER bus, helping you to get around more easily.

Cheap train tickets from Colmar to Basel SBB

The price of train tickets from Colmar to Basel SBB starts at £4.42 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Colmar to Basel SBB by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Colmar to Basel SBB? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Colmar to Basel SBB take?

The average journey time by train between Colmar and Basel SBB is 54 minutes, with around 31 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Colmar and Basel SBB by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Colmar to Basel SBB is 45 minutes.

How much does the train from Colmar to Basel SBB cost?

Train ticket prices from Colmar to Basel SBB can start from as little as £4.42 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Colmar to Basel SBB?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Colmar to Basel SBB without having to change trains. There are 30 direct trains from Colmar to Basel SBB each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Colmar to Basel SBB leave?

The first train from Colmar to Basel SBB leaves at 00:00. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Colmar to Basel SBB leave?

The last train from Colmar to Basel SBB leaves at 21:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Colmar and Basel SBB by train?

Trains travelling from Colmar to Basel SBB cover a distance of around 38 miles (61 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Basel SBB to Colmar. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Colmar to Basel SBB.

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